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Census Maps at the Hillman Library
Census maps are useful for locating census tracts, block groups and blocks for which Census data is available.
The Library has print and microfiche copies of many census maps going back to 1910. Paper versions of census maps for the city of Pittsburgh for the 1990 and 2000 censuses are in kept with the print Census documents on the Hillman Library ground floor. Earlier Pittsburgh metropolitan area census maps are shelved with depository maps under the call number C 3.223: in the general map collection located in off-site storage. Census maps for other areas are available in paper or microfiche as follows:
- Maps for 1990: Government Publications Collection: C 3.223/11; microfiche in Microforms under the number ASI 2551-10 (1994).
- Maps for 1980: Government Publications Collection: C 3.223/11; microfiche in Microforms under the number ASI 2551-2 (1984).
- Maps for 1970:Government Publications Collection: C 3.224-:
Census Geographic Products and Reference
Census Geography Page
Geography division of the U.S. Census Bureau.
Census Tract Reference Maps
These county-based reference maps show and label the census tracts as delineated to support 2010 Census data dissemination. These maps also show the boundaries and names of American Indian areas, Alaska Native areas, Hawaiian home lands, states, counties, county subdivisions, and places. Additionally, these maps display a base feature network including roads, railroads, and water bodies
Public Law 94-171 County Block Maps - 2010 Census
The 2010 Census Block Map Series, also referred to as the Geographic Unit (GU) block maps, is produced to support the 2010 Decennial Census data release. These maps display tabulation geography down to the census block level.
Metropolitan and micropolitan statistical areas
These statistical areas are the most frequently used for studying cities and urban areas. Current and historical definitions, maps and lists.